Daniel Ryan is a software and technology executive with over 30 years of experience who brings a strong background in product and market strategy, business development, and M&A to CIBO Technologies. He is currently Chairman of Absolute Software (TSX:ABT), a leading SaaS endpoint visibility and control company with revenues approaching $100M. He joined as a director in June 2011 and was appointed Chairman of the Board in December 2013. From 2011 to 2018, Mr. Ryan was President and CEO of RedBrick Health where it grew from an early-stage business into an acknowledged industry leader in SaaS-powered employee well-being and health engagement until its acquisition by Marlin Equity Partners. Before RedBrick, Mr. Ryan was president and chief executive officer of Secure Computing (NASDAQ:SCUR), a $250M leader in enterprise security solutions, prior to it being acquired by McAfee (NYSE:MFE) where he served as executive vice president and general manager of their $500M network security business unit. From 1999 to 2006, he served as SVP and then president and chief operating officer at Stellent (NASDAQ:STEL), a leading enterprise content management software company that grew revenues from $2M to $130M during his tenure before being acquired by Oracle, where he became senior vice president of enterprise content management products. Mr. Ryan joined Stellent from Foglight Software, an innovator in e-commerce application performance management software, where he led product management, product marketing and business development. During his time at Foglight, the company grew from a start-up to a leader in that segment, realizing customer adoption by many leading e-commerce companies prior to its acquisition by Quest Software. Prior to Foglight, he was involved in early-stage technology companies in product management, product marketing, and business development roles.
Mr. Ryan holds a BS in math and economics from the University of Minnesota. He enjoys many sports, outdoor activities and good food. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, four children, and two dogs.